Director, Forest Management (SES1)

Job posted: 08/06/2021
Applications close: 24/06/2021 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Various

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Salary: $192,800 - $249,700

Occupation: Executive Management

Reference: VG/50940722

Reference: VG/50940722

Occupation: Executive Management

Salary Range: $192,800 - $249,700

Work location: Various

Deliver critical Forest & Land Management programs

Reports to Chief Fire Officer

Salary band SES1: $192,800 to $249,700 TRP

DELWP / Forest and Fire Operations Division (FFOD)

The Forest Fire and Regions Group within the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) works in partnership with all fire and emergency management agencies to support the operational implementation of Safer Together: a new approach to reducing the risk of bushfire in Victoria.

Forest and Fire Operations Division (FFOD) delivers state forest management operations and fire management operations on public land and supports Regional Directorates to deliver priority programs and projects. The division also supports the Chief Fire Officer in leading Forest Fire Management Victoria's command and control arrangements for fire and emergency response and planned burning operations.

Director Forest Management

The Director Forest Management will ensure the Division delivers Victorian Government priorities and commitments in partnership with key stakeholders, including Parks Victoria and Traditional Owners to meet the Group, Department and Ministerial requirements in a high quality and timely manner.    

You will lead the delivery of high-profile government programs including ‘Victoria's Great Outdoors' and other tourism and recreation projects on Victoria's state forests and oversee the planning and delivery of forest and land management programs and operational strategies. You will govern strategic recreation asset management across Victoria's state forests and develop initiatives that enhance recreation and nature based tourism in state forests that promote positive social and economic outcomes alongside environmental outcomes.

We seek a highly qualified candidate with the requisite technical skills and expertise to acquit the responsibilities of this critical position. You will demonstrate leadership of an inclusive culture of accountability, professionalism and service excellence that creates a highly integrated and engaged team operating across all DELWP portfolios and other government entities.  A champion for change, your leadership track record should reflect a commitment to the recognition of differences, fairness and respect towards all staff and reinforce avalues-based culture of the highest standards of Equity, Diversity, Fairness and Inclusion.

How to Apply

Position description and candidate briefing pack can be obtained online by visiting https://www.peterwilliampartners.com/job-applications

Applications must include resume and a one page cover letter outlining your expression of interest and relevant expertise for the position. Responses to key selection criteria is not required but may be requested at a later stage of the assessment process.

Documents, attached as MS Word or PDF, are to be submitted via info@peterwilliampartners.com. If you experience any difficulty in lodging your application, please contact: info@peterwilliampartners.com 

Queries close:                            5pm AEST Monday 21st June 2021

Applications close:                   5pm AEST Thursday 24th June 2021

Peter William Partners have been exclusively retained by DELWP to deliver this executive search. Any unsolicited applications will be redirected to Peter William Partners and managed via the campaign.

Director, Forest Management (SES1)

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Dean Unkles +61 433 822 718 | dean.unkles@peterwilliampartners.com

Director, Forest Management (SES1)